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Ani’s Advent 2020! Lulu is lonely ~ but she has Pete Springer

Dear Santa, This virus that appears to be getting around the worldeven faster than you do, is going to make sure it is a very lonely Christmas for so many people. Families and friends cannot be together as they would … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2020! A poem from Maggie

Dear Santa, There are some of my friends missing from this year’s Advent Calendar. One of them is Maggie, who lived, held in love, from puppyhood to a wonderful old age. Two years ago, she sent me a poem. It … Continue reading

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Centenary

For some reason, the image moved me to tears. The ninety-four year old monarch standing, black-clad, alone and in silent respect, beside the tomb of a man buried six years before her birth on the centenary of his committal to … Continue reading

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For My Friend ~ Helen Glynn Jones

‘When you part from your friend, you grieve not; for that which you love most in him will be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.’ Ah, good old Kahlil Gibran, always … Continue reading

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Just a shell

It’s just a shell. Small but perfect, Picked up on the beach that day. Its sits beside the little stone you found, Children hand in hand Along a winter shore. It’s just a shell. Nothing very special There were hundreds … Continue reading

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Blue #midnighthaiku

Heather hued beauty Reminder of memories Moments lost from time *

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Of Need and Desire ~ Annette Kalandros #writephoto

So very willingly, I placed my head into danger’s toothy mouth When I climbed the Pilgrim’s stairs– Until dizzy from the height, Continue reading at Hearing The Mermaids Sing

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A Key To The Heart ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

The last thing she believed was that her great-grandmother’s words had been literal. The old woman was prone to tall tales, lore and fairies, rumors and gossip, odd potions and odder notions. There were always layers of meaning. Lessons. Some … Continue reading

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Ghosts

We ran like children, playing in the snow, Geriatric teenagers with joints that creaked, While our tears froze, Ignored in laughter. We talked the wine away, until the sun rose Greeting it together, barefoot in the dew With a fierce … Continue reading

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Dancing through Eternity ~ Jan Malique

Reblogged from Strange Goings On in the Shed: “They said you had a vacant room for rent.” I open the door to find a, Raven standing there. Okay, this is going to be interesting. That was how my last post … Continue reading

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